Siyafunda Awards


Our South Africa CKC Impact Story

Now on #Forbes: Jobs in South Africa: A Gift for Every Season

Jobs in #SouthAfrica #SAP help deliver gifts that know no season: training and education for disadvantaged youths

The story on the SIYAFUNDA CKCs – COMMUNITY KNOWLEDGE CENTRES is now live on the Cisco website

Blog by the ORANGE FARM CKC Manager James Sekhonyane is also live on Huffington Post Impact

Siyafunda Community Technology Centre was profiled on SABC2 Growing Tomorrow

Program on 17 APRIL, 2013

The SKA film – Siyafunda Ctc Carnarvon Centre Showcased

Awards And Recognition

  • 2009 and 2010 e-India Awards: Nominated for Telecentre: Innovative Grassroots Telecentre
  • 2009 Inyathelo Philanthropy Award for Exceptional Work in Philanthropy
  • 2010 Cisco Academy Outreach Award Southern Africa: Programme to Underserved Communities
  • 2010 Tomorrow’s Leaders Convention: Tomorrow’s Leaders Certificate
  • 2010 e-Indian Telecentre Magazine: Story on the Siyafunda CTC in the March 2010 Issue on 1000 Ideas
  • 2010 Cpsi Awards: Certificate of Appreciation for Community-based ICT Project to Improve Service Delivery
  • 2011 Clinton Global Initiative Award: Collaboration & Partnerships between NGOs
  • 2011 e-India Awards: Winner for the Telecentre Innovative Grassroots Telecentre – Jury Choice
  • 2012 BHP Billiton Achiever Awards: Science and Technology
  • 2012 FNB Islamic Business Awards – CSI Finalist
  • 2013 Profile on SABC2 TV on Growing Tomorrow Programme – View it here:
  • 2013 Cisco Network Academy: 5 Years for Service Recognition of Active Participation & Service
  • 2013 Technology Top 100 Awards 2013: Special Award Adjudicators Commendation
  • 2014 A Thousand Inspiration Stories: Siyafunda CTC included in book
  • 2014 Best Corporate Citizen and Partner in Youth Development – City of Ekurhuleni Metro Council
  • 2014 Cisco Network Academy Award for Best NGO
  • 2014 Iitpsa President’s Awards 2014 – Finalist Top 5 IT Personality
  • 2014 Iitpsa President’s Awards 2014 – Special recognition
  • 2014 Roshgold Investments Hall of Fame – Recognition for Innovation & Contribution to Social Development
  • 2015 Ashoka Fellow (inducted)
  • 2015 WISIS Nominated in Category 1: Role of Stakeholders in Promotion of ICTS for development
  • 2015 African Eduweek 2015 awards finalists in 3 categories: ICT, Community Awards, NGO of the Year
  • 2015 Skills Summit Development Achiever Awards: Best Training Partnership Programme